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Employer Pe Global
Job Title Tax Consultant

Tax Consultant

The position is a Tax Consultant role in the Finance Tax group. Tax Consultant is providing business process support, training and consulting to Tax business users. Tax Consultant is coordinating implementation of tax and legal changes through change process management between operations, data stewards groups and IT groups. A tax consultant is also working with Tax Global, Regional and Local Process Owners, at improving process, controls, tax and legal compliance.

The responsibilities listed below translate into approximately the following level of engagement: 40% of operational support, 40% of project work and 20% of training and documentation.


•Provide high end business support to users and end-users related to tax processes, on questions or problems.

•Is part of SAP production support governance activity related to tax and legal compliance. Prioritize system changes for break/fixes and enhancements and with IT and Data group.

•Conduct discussion with local internal or external tax expert to assess impact on SAP tax processes, related to a new business development, or new tax and legal requirement.

•Lead and manage change management process between tax operations, Data and IT groups, for any tax and legal changes.

•Communicate effectively tax and legal changes across functions, operational centers and data steward groups.

•Provide Tax support to release manager and GBS for SAP regression testing.

•Provide subject matter expertise on data. Although the position is not assigned as the global data steward, however, tax consultant needs an understanding of data and its impact on transactional processing and reporting.

•Serves as an enquiring mind by networking externally with Tax and SAP community, researching new tools and technologies, best practices, methods etc... To organize and optimize tax compliance.

•Influence and work with GPO and Tax stakeholders at improving tax compliance.

Training and Documentation

•Maintain training materials and deliver off site and on site end users training, related to tax scenarios, tax determination at transactional level, tax data, tax reporting, etc.

•Maintain and organize guidelines and rules to data team related to maintenance of tax data.

•Maintain and organize set of documentation on tax requirements country by country.

Basic Qualifications

•Professional Tax Certification

•A BS degree in tax, finance or IT (or equivalent work experience)

•Experience supporting multiple countries for a multinational company.

•Experience in a Financial Accounting and/or Tax department

•Knowledge of government mandated reporting requirements, such as European Union trade statistics

•SAP project experience.

•SAP configuration and technical knowledge in FI, SD, MM modules. Be a tech-savvy personality.

•Project management experience.

•Foreign languages spoken and written

Additional Skills/Preferences

•Minimum 1 year tax experience

•Strong tax knowledge and experiences, preferably in the space of indirect taxes.

•Strong interpersonal and communication skills. Excellent English written and oral communication skills.

•Strong analytical skills, to link tax and legal requirements with global processes.

•Demonstrated ability to appropriately diagnose complex problems, select or create appropriate alternative solutions, and effectively implement the appropriate solution

•Excellent SAP skills and knowledge, not necessarily configuration skills. Have a broad and solid SAP knowledge across P2P/O2C/GA functions.

•Ability to work effectively in a virtual team environment with multiple internal and external business partners / service providers.

•Excellent trainer skills. Ability to train people in virtual or in classroom.

•Some international travel will be required (up to 20% of the working time)

Interested candidates should forward an up to date CV to or call me on 021 4297900

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Location Cork
Date Added 102 days ago
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